Senior Blockchain Engineer

Musixmatch

Bologna, IT
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
  • Website: musixmatch.com
  • Company Address: Via San Vitale 5, 40137 Bologna, Italy

About Musixmatch

Developer of a lyrics platform designed to change the way people experience music and lyrics. The company's platform offers a catalog of song lyrics and translations that are synchronized word-by-word, enabling users to search, enjoy and share lyrics from any track and from anywhere in the world.

Job Description

ABOUT MUSICMATCH:
 
Musixmatch is the leading music metadata company, featuring the world’s largest lyrics catalog and +70M users as contributors. Musixmatch is a partner of companies like Spotify, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, MTV, Shazam, Vevo and has a partnership with +4,000 indie music publishers and top music publishers like Sony/ATV, EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell, Kobalt, BMG Rights, and Harry Fox Agency.
 
We are a bunch of creatives who care about our work and what we do.  We believe that participation and collaboration are key to getting things done well.  We are looking for tech-savvy people who are eager to learn in a fast-paced environment, who have an international outlook on life, and who love taking on new challenges.
 
We are looking for a highly motivated and driven Blockchain Engineer, who has experience in digital rights management and is passionate about Blockchain Technology applied to rights management , to help us solve complex problems within the music content and digital rights industry. 
 
In This Role You Will
Work closely with our licensing managers and engineers in order to design, build, and implement blockchain based schemes for digital rights management to ensure compliance within the music and content rights industry. 
Develop and maintain highly reliable, scalable, and secure applications, such as blockchain based registries for IP rights, as well as solutions for identifying rightful owners of content. 
Build necessary infrastructure
Work with project owners to meet specification needs
Plan and execute performance tests
 
Skills & Qualifications
Blockchain programming and development skills
Blockchain programming and smart contract development experience on one or more major platforms i.e. Ethereum, Hyperlegder fabric, EOS, Tendermint, etc. 
 
Educational background:
Computer Engineering/Science degreeMasters degree in these fields would be a plus
Any additional degree/qualification in blockchain is an added benefit
 
Experience:
Experience working with C++, Python, and JavaScript
Experience in Smart Contract architecture and patterns for data privacy and data management
Experience working with digital and music rights management is a plus
Hands-on experience in Kubernetes and docker
Must be skilled in Cloud Infrastructure- AWS preferred cloud platform
Excellent client communication skills
Experience working in the music industry and tech industry is a strong plus
 
 
WHAT WE OFFER:
 
- Remote working, flexible schedule
- Generous training budget Italian and English language lessons
- Top class tech and equipment
- Company-wide retreat once per year
- Welfare plan
 
COVID-19 DISCLAIMER:
 
Musixmatch is actively hiring and, in response to COVID-19, conducting all interviews and onboarding virtually. Any new or current team members will be temporarily working remotely until it is safe to return to the office.
 
**Due to the amount of CVs that we receive, unfortunately, it is impossible to answer every applicant, thus if you have not received a response from us, please be patient. We do assure you that we will contact you should you be selected to move forward in the recruitment process. We would therefore like to thank all applicants for their interest and time.**

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